Volunteer Spotlight: Mandarin Linguist – Yingshu

I am Yingshu, a Mandarin teacher at a university in Singapore. I have been volunteering for Project X for over six months. Last year, I decided that since my work and life are relatively stable, it is finally time to step up and help others. I initially considered working with children, but then, came across […]

Engagement with the United Nations’ (UN) Human Rights Mechanism

From the 13th to 14th of November 2018, training regarding the Engagement with the United Nations’ (UN) Human Rights Mechanism was organised and held in Bangkok, Thailand. I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the training organised by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Regional Office for South-East Asia, […]

Regional Training on Using CEDAW to Advance the Rights of Sex Workers

The Regional Training on Using CEDAW to Advance the Rights of Sex Workers, jointly organised by the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW), Empower Foundation, and the International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW-AP) was held in Chiang Mai from 17 to 20 December, 2018. Sex workers’ rights activists came from 12 organisations […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Male Sex Worker Correspondent – Dion Chan

Project X has been around for 10 years, and our effectiveness has been based on various factors. Most of what we have achieved as an organization would not have been possible if it were not for our team of dedicated, and talented volunteers. They have devoted their time and energy to assist us, and their […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Vietnamese Case Worker – Small Mai

Project X has been around for 10 years, and our effectiveness has been based on various factors. Most of what we have achieved as an organization would not have been possible if it were not for our team of dedicated, and talented volunteers. They have devoted their time and energy to assist us, and their […]

Sending sexy pictures to your client or partner? Read this first!

Hi, I’m Ellie, a sex worker by night, and a cybersecurity worker in the day. These days, there’s an increasing number of sex workers finding clients via online sites, and you might be one of them. So, you’ve been chatting with a couple of potential clients, and one just looks perfect. He seems genuine, won’t […]

Memoirs of a Singaporean Cam Girl

My name is Charlotte, I am in my early twenties this year, and I have previously worked as a sex cam model. Cam models are video performers that perform erotic acts that are streamed online in exchange for goods or money. We often see sex cam sites advertised via pop-up ads on porn sites. The […]

Behind closed doors, as Project X’s intern, Kethlyn shares her thoughts.

For the longest time, I had been dreading the completion of the last task that had been assigned to me – writing a personal reflection on my 3 months as Project X’s intern. I use the term ‘dread’ for many reasons; 1) I hopped onto the internship wagon with many questions in my bag. While […]

Youth transgender Julie shares her story: (Last part)

(part two available here) Transgender People and Singapore People see transgender women as sex objects. ~Vanessa, on the perception of the transgender population in Singapore Unfortunately, due to the salience of transgender people in contexts related to sex work and nightlife, Vanessa’s words above tend to accurately reflect reality. She explains, “When people hear ‘transwomen’, […]